(Spring 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Jolaine Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
M C Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant editor); Ted Udall? (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Udall dates approximate. This issue contains an ad for Hop Harrigan's All-American Flying Club.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Father Time

The Tale of the Time Capsule!: Chapter 1: [Miracle of Sleepian] (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Professor Archibald McQuatness; gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
Professor McQuatness invents a formula pill that re-arranges the electrons of the human body, allowing a person to travel in time. When the Professor persuades a skeptical Flash to travel back to 50 B.C., Joan Williams and several crooks make the journey as well.
Keywords:
time travel

Nothing Like Being Formal (Table of Contents)

Comedy Short / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Feature added by Craig Delich 8-23-09.

The Tale of the Time Capsule: Chapter 2: Tommy Guns Versus Spears! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Professor Archibald McQuatness; Julius Caesar (villain); gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
The Flash loses his super speed and becomes a galley slave for Julius Caesar, while the crooks, armed with machine guns, join with the Egyptians to battle the Roman legions.
Keywords:
time travel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

We Were All Kids Once! / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Helfant

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Butch McLobster, The Super Mobster / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Butch McLobster

The Tale of the Time Capsule: Chapter 3: Breakneck Speed--50 B.C. (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Professor Archibald McQuatness; Brutus (villain); Julius Caesar (villain); gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
Having regained his speed and saving Caesar's soldiers from certain death, the Flash is besieged by Roman citizens to help them regain their freedom from Caesar's tyranny. At the same time, Brutus (sworn enemy of Caesar) conspires with the future criminals to dispose of Caesar once and for all, including the Flash!
Keywords:
time travel

Dummy Dynamite (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Evelyn Gaines (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan

The Tale of the Time Capsule: Chapter 4: Traipsing through Time (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Everett E. Hibbard
Inks:
Everett E. Hibbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Joan Williams; Professor Archibald McQuatness; Julius Caesar (villain); Brutus (villain); gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
Having rediscovered his time pill formula, the Professor and all the principals make their way back to 1942. However, the crooks find out that the Professor has left some very valuable items in a time capsule back in the Rome of 50 B.C., so they kidnap the Professor and Joan, traveling to the present day Rome to see of they can find that time capsule.
Keywords:
time travel
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Tale of the Time Capsule!: Chapter 1: [Miracle of Sleepian]
    The Flash
  3. 2. Nothing Like Being Formal
    Comedy Short
  4. 3. The Tale of the Time Capsule: Chapter 2: Tommy Guns Versus Spears!
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    We Were All Kids Once!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Butch McLobster, The Super Mobster
  7. 6. The Tale of the Time Capsule: Chapter 3: Breakneck Speed--50 B.C.
    The Flash
  8. 7. Dummy Dynamite
    Hop Harrigan
  9. 8. The Tale of the Time Capsule: Chapter 4: Traipsing through Time
    The Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed